Wild About Wellington Gift Box


Gift boxes with local products made in Wellington.

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  • Order by 2PM for same-day dispatch on business days
  • Fast shipping with NZ Post (see delivery info below)
  • Guaranteed local products from small Kiwi businesses

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The best Wellington gift

New Zealand’s foodie capital, Wellington is overflowing with delicious delicacies and tasty treats. The We Love Local team have searched the city’s laneways and markets, curating the best the capital has to offer in this gift box just for you.

We work with passionate local producers, hand-packing each box, so you too can become a Wellington foodie and enjoy the imagination, craftsmanship and creativity which flourishes in our capital city.

Producers in our Wild About Wellington Gift Box

A mix of products* depending on the size selected:

  • Alexia Wines (Greytown)
  • Arobake Toffee Biscuits (Aro Valley)
  • Baron Hasselhoff’s Hazelnut Brittle (Berhampore)
  • Beer Belly Jellies (Island Bay)
  • Escarpment Wines (Martinborough)
  • Fix and Fogg Peanut Butter (Wellington City)
  • Garage Project Beer (Aro Street)
  • Grafter’s Raw Honey (Wellington Region)
  • J.M.R Cocktail (Petone)
  • Mamia’s Ethopian Cooking Sauce (Mt Cook)
  • Matahiwi Estate (Wairarapa)
  • Ritual Tea leaf blend (Kāpiti)
  • Six Barrel Soda (Wellington City)
  • Superseed Salad Toppers (Hutt Valley)
  • Rocket Fuel Sauce (Lower Hutt)
  • Titahi Bay Crackers (Porirua)
  • Totara Cottage (Upper Hutt)
  • Wellington Chocolate Factory chocolate bar (Wellington CBD)

Please note that items in our Wellington gift box will change from time to time, allowing you to discover new goodies made in our capital. For a detailed product description of what’s inside a gift hamper, please select the size and option above.

* If any products listed aren’t available they will be substituted for an item of equal or higher value from one of our other gift boxes.

Giving back to the Wellington community

  • The majority of our wooden gift boxes are made by The Shed Project** — a community space in Paraparaumu on the Kāpiti Coast, providing opportunities for people with disabilities
  • We set aside 1% from every sale and donate to Wellington charities such as Kaibosh or DCM
  • Growing Wellington’s regional economy; by buying from We Love Local you directly help small companies in our communities

Read more about our social mission and sustainability commitment.

** Depending on availability we may substitute The Shed Project boxes with a similar-looking wooden box manufactured in NZ. In that case, we will donate $1 per box to The Shed Project.

Wellington gift delivery info

See details for delivery cut-off dates and timeframes.

Gift delivery info

All gifts ordered from our website are delivered by NZ Post or Pace Couriers (for Wellington express shipping). Please see guidelines below for delivery timeframes.

  • North Island:
    • Order before 2PM for same-day processing and delivery within 1-2 business days after dispatch (mostly overnight but not guaranteed by NZ Post)
    • Rural deliveries may take another day or two, i.e. 2-3 business days total
  • South Island:
    • Order before 2PM for same-day processing and delivery within 2-3 business days after dispatch (Standard Shipping) or 1-2 business days using Express Shipping at checkout (overnight delivery is targeted and not guaranteed by NZ Post)
    • Rural deliveries may take another day or two, i.e. 4-5 business days total

Some examples:

  • If you need a gift delivered to Auckland for Wednesday it needs to be ordered Tuesday 2PM at the latest for a chance to arrive the next day.
  • If you need a gift delivered to Christchurch for Monday, we recommend ordering Wednesday 2PM at the latest (NZ Post advises 2-3 business days for delivery to the South Island) or Friday 2PM using Express Shipping.

Please note that this delivery schedule is just a guideline based on our experience of sending thousands of gift boxes across the country. We do not have any control over external factors from couriers causing delays, e.g. during peak times, weather events disrupting NZ Post's network, or while Covid restrictions are in place.

Tips to increase the likelihood of successful delivery:

  • The earlier you order the better. Please make sure you leave a note during checkout mentioning the desired delivery date.
  • You will receive an email with tracking details informing you when a parcel is out for delivery. Give the recipient a heads-up that something is coming their way.
  • Gifts with alcohol have an R18 sticker. NZ Post will not be able to leave a parcel if the recipient is not home.
  • Consider sending the parcel to the recipient's workplace if they're not working from home.

We will try our best to help you get your parcel delivered on time. If you have any questions, please get in touch.

We Love Local Gift Box Reviews

Laura Anne AvatarLaura Anne

Supporting local business, what a fabulous idea. Fast delivery, quality products and very happy recipients. thank you :) - 05/07/2022 

Joan Johnstone AvatarJoan Johnstone

Fabulous friendly and truly helpful service plus a really great product. Well done tiny local team. This is the third one I have sent and the giftees all love them. - 04/07/2022 

V T AvatarV T

Fast service, great comms; love that it's local products. - 04/07/2022 

Laura Lesslie AvatarLaura Lesslie

Fast delivery, local products and good price. Thank you :) - 04/07/2022 

Clare Goodwin AvatarClare Goodwin

great business - local and sustainable, and great customer service - 04/07/2022 

Cathy Cooney AvatarCathy Cooney

Ordered from UK for my son. Choice of gifts was brilliant.
Communication was excellent. My son was away so asked for delivery to be delayed. Valerie arranged for that and messaged me when delivery was made. - 29/06/2022 

Hawkins-holloway Sueterry AvatarHawkins-holloway Sueterry

I got a Health pack for my niece for when she came home after a mastectomy. Her response was "I have just received a lovely and very welcome gift box in the post. Thank you.I was feeling a bit flat but this has really picked me up and I love the fact the products are all local and artisan". I will definitely get them again! - 29/06/2022 

Star Admin AvatarStar Admin

Great to deal with, I ordered two deliveries. One online and the other they took my special order over the phone. Did take a tiny bit long for the local delivery (online) to take place (ordered on Monday and delivered on Wednesday I think); I would have expected it to be delivered next day. But great range of products and I will definitely be using them again! Thanks - 27/06/2022 

Debbie Yu AvatarDebbie Yu

The items are packed really well. Elegantly presented! Will order from We Love Local again. - 27/06/2022 

Christine Langdon AvatarChristine Langdon

An absolutely wonderful, dedicated, caring, Kiwi business! - 17/06/2022 


Very happy with the care box...it was well received. Thanks so much for excellent products and great communication. Happily recommend 👌 - 14/06/2022 

charmaine pawson Avatarcharmaine pawson

I was greatly impressed with the lovely "LOVE LOCAL" gift I sent to my mum who had covid. Such a wonderful idea to be able to send healing gift packs to our loved ones. Great services and Mum loved it so much, she was surprised that I could purchased a lovely gift like that for her. Thank you so much "Love Local". We recommend and purchase again <3regardscharmaine pawson - 14/06/2022 

Sally Hensman AvatarSally Hensman

Excellent service - gift bundles arrived the next day and were bundled so beautifully! All of the items were supporting local with the Immunity Tonic being a key favourite! - 14/06/2022 

Therese O&#039;Sullivan AvatarTherese O'Sullivan

I bought a I Love Local gift box for a raffle prize for a fundraiser I am organising. I know it will be appreciated by whoever wins it. It is a great way of showing off Kapiti business and peoples initiatives with food. - 11/06/2022 

Ann and Rob Allen AvatarAnn and Rob Allen

I would recommend We Love Local to everyone. They are special, friendly, go the extra mile, reliable, kept me informed, solved problems. Just the very best to deal with. And their products are awesome. Thank you. - 10/06/2022 

anniemacpodf footfairy Avataranniemacpodf footfairy

These guys are THE BOMB..Valerie was just so wonderful organising same day service courier to Wellington and recommending products to enhance my order..nothing was any trouble and so lovely on the phone !! So nice to come across a company prepared to back themselves and provide such top quality products sourced locally from artisans all over the country. Thank you guys. You made my son and partner who are going through a hard time so happy..thoroughly recommend x - 03/06/2022 

Carrie Thorne AvatarCarrie Thorne

Fantastic customer service, quality products, well packed, fast delivery. Highly recommend - 25/05/2022 

Krysta Saunders AvatarKrysta Saunders

Our go to for staff covid gifts, care packages and everything in between! The team are so helpful, have great locally sourced products and eco friendly packaging. Couldn't recommend enough :) - 25/05/2022 

Andrew Johnson AvatarAndrew Johnson

Fast delivery and the recipient loved the items in the gift box 🎁 - 24/05/2022 

R Pearce AvatarR Pearce

The Wellington goods gift box with beer was terrific. Awesome selections and presentation. Definitely recommend - 19/05/2022